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in this historic campaign. in these final hours, is obama closing with a kick. do romney's last-minute moves signal confidence or desperation. how has hurricane sandy changed the race. and will we know the winner tuesday night? we'll ask our headliners. obama's top white house strategist david plouffe. and ed gillespie. >>> our power house roundtable. george will, cokie roberts, donna brazile, matthew dowd and ronald brownstein of the national journal. >>> hello again. this is it. just hours to go before the final votes and for so many americans, about 40% voters, election day has already come and gone. a new record that has already led to long lines like this at polling stations. some good news in the early vote. that makes sense. the race has been tight from the start. today, it could not be closer. our brand-new abc news/washington post poll shows an absolutely dead-heat. 48%. in the battleground states, a small but steady lead for president obama and it's in the battlegrounds especially those mid western states of iowa, wisconsin and ohio, where the candidates are making their closing arguments
. >>> hello, again. what a week in politics. with his victory in florida yesterday, president obama now has a sweep of the battlegrounds. 332 electoral votes. losing only indiana and north carolina from his 2008 total. the popular votes are still coming in. the president will come up about 8 million short of his 2008 tally. we'll discuss how obama did and what's next for the gop and the governing challenges ahead? >>> but first, that friday afternoon bombshell. david petraeus resigns at the cia after officials uncover his extramarital affair. . >> yes it came to light after a woman in tampa tied to military got a peculiar, harassing e-mail. she was so concerned, she contacted the fbi who according to our sources traced it back to paula broadwell. as the fbi continued to investigate, they discovered e-mails pointing to a romantic u sexual relationship between the two. early concerns about the e-mails being hacked. but the evidence never turned up to be compromise to intelligence. >> what more do they have to investigate now and why wasn't the white house told until this week? >> the fbi inve
obama chooses to do? >> when she comes over, if she does, there will be a lot of questions asked of her about this event and others. but i do not believe the video is the cause when 14, september, secretary clinton told the families we're going to put in jail the man who made this video she should have said i'm sorry we left the consulate open and it became a death trap. i'm sorry we couldn't help your family for over seven hours. i don't believe the video is the reason for this, i don't believe it was ever the reason for this. that was a political story. not an intel story and we'll hold people accountable for a major national security breakdown three weeks before the election. that is our job. >> senator durbin, you were shaking your head there. >> if this was an nfl game, they would be criticized for piling on. she got the report from the intelligence committee and reported it to the public. just exactly what we expect her to do. they have decided not to include the al qaeda reference so we wouldn't compromise your sources in benghazi and libya and now we have the committees of juris
the potential is there, however, president obama and others are doing their very best to see if they can't turn hamas' attacks off, and the role of iron dome here should always be, remembered. it's a very critical weapon system. >> which is to protect. >> protects israel against these rockets with a 90% success rate and the president and congress here are entitled to, i believe, a lot of credit for providing that system to israel. it's a very effective system. >> congressman king, i want to ask you whether you believe this will turn into a ground war and should it? is it the only way to stop those rockets? >> well, let me start off in a bipartisan order. i fully agree with senator levin. israel is our main ally in the middle east. israel has an absolute right to defend itself. all of us republicans and democrats that stand with the president in supporting israel and, quite frankly, i'm not the military expert, i was a spec 5 in the army, that's as far as i got, but having said that, israel should do whatever it has to to defend itself. the president will work diplomatic channels and i'm not in
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